Sagem Sécurité delivers 100,000th biometric data acquisition station

Montrouge, 24th January 08

Sagem Sécurité (SAFRAN Group) is currently delivering biometric data acquisition stations for Bahrain's national ID card program. With this contract, Sagem Sécurité has now delivered 100,000 of these stations worldwide.

Sagem Sécurité's acquisition stations record biometric facial recognition and fingerprint data, to guarantee the delivery of highly secure identity documents. Because these stations comply with all international standards, they have already been used to register personal data for more than 200 million people in some 60 countries.

With the delivery of its 100,000th acquisition station, Sagem Sécurité confirms its world leadership in this market and pivotal position in the field of secure identity management. Its range of proven, reliable solutions gives the company a unique competitive advantage, enabling it to quickly adapt to the specific requirements of each customer, while remaini ng at the cusp of technology.


Sagem Sécurité is a high-technology company in the SAFRAN Group. Among the leading European security systems companies, it is present in four main areas: biometric systems, where it is the worldwide leader in fingerprint-based biometrics; secure terminals for access control, payments and gaming; road safety equipment and smart cards.
Its products and integrated systems are used worldwide, helping to ensure transport safety, data and personal security and governmental defense capabilities at the highest level. Through the SAFRAN Group, Sagem Sécurité is present on all continents.
For further information:

Sagem Sécurité
Nathalie Jullien
Phone: + 33 1 58 11 89 62
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